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Walking and talking victims of strangulation. is there a new epidemic? a commentary1

      This issue of JEM presents five articles addressing the issue of manual strangulation in surviving victims of intimate partner violence (IPV). These landmark articles reveal to the medical community what the social services and advocate community has known for a long time: strangulation, or throttling, is a common means of domestic violence inflicted upon victims by their perpetrators.

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